NETGEAR WN111 RangeMax Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter - WN111-100NAS

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by A customer on 8/21/2010

I was having trouble with a wireless network and someone suggested this type of USB adapter. I found a refurbished one and took a chance (I don't normally buy refurbished electronics). The software loaded easily and the unit works flawlessly. Highly recommended.

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OK Product - once you get it working

by Peggy on 11/21/2010

We bought this to get wireless connectivity in an outbuilding (about 20 feet from our home.) It was kind of confusing to get it working because of the software that came with it -- guess it's too new for Windows P&P. Also, the range seemed limited -- we had to put a repeater in the outbuilding to get reliable wireless connectivity. But with the repeater it works great. Now, if someone can tell me how to stop my cordless phone from interfering with my wireless network ...

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Product Overview

What is NETGEAR’s RangeMax Next Wireless-N?

The RangeMax Next Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter is backward compatible with legacy 802.11b/g wireless standard products. Smart Wizard simplifies setup and Touchless WiFi Security makes connecting to secure networks simple and fast. The WN111 has a USB 2.0 interface, so it can enable your notebook or desktop computer to connect at Wireless-N speeds at the first time.

The WN111 secures enough bandwidth and range to support file sharing, MP3 downloads, Internet phone calls, network gaming and multimedia applications all simultaneously and at consistent speeds. Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. NETGEAR makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with any future standards.


Manufacturer Netgear
Mfg Part# WN111-100NAS
SKU 205745997
UPC 606449053227
UPC 14 00606449053227
Perfect for streaming video and music, online gaming and networking multiple PCs
Patented micro-antenna technology provides faster speed and better range than other USB adapters
Delivers consistent wireless connections—no more dropped connections or dead spots
Maximum performance requires use with NETGEAR Wireless-N Routers
Provides enough bandwidth to support music downloads, file sharing and multimedia applications
Easy setup with Smart Wizard® installation software
Backward compatible with Wireless-G standard products
Designed for your notebook or desktop PC
Supports Windows Vista
Tech Specs
Host Interface USB
Brand Name Netgear
Product Model WN111
Manufacturer Part Number WN111-100NAS
Product Line RangeMax NEXT
Packaged Quantity 1
Product Name RangeMax NEXT WN111 Wireless-N USB Adapter
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer Netgear, Inc
Product Type Wi-Fi Adapter
Certifications & Standards IEEE 802.11b IEEE 802.11g IEEE 802.11n draft USB 2.0
Additional Information Improves network performance up to 50% when used with legacy 802.11b/g wireless routers.
Compatibility Microsoft Windows Vista Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4
System Requirements Desktop or notebook PC with Pentium 300 MHz-compatible processor or higher Available USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 slot
Dimensions 0.60" Height x 3.72" Width x 1.19" Depth
Transmission Speed Details 300 Mbps Maximum / 54 Mbps Auto-fallback IEEE 802.11g / 6 Mbps IEEE 802.11g / 11 Mbps Auto-fallback IEEE 802.11b / 1 Mbps IEEE 802.11b
Weight 0.76 oz
ISM Band Yes
Wireless Security 64/128-bit WEP WPA2-PSK WPA-PSK
Antenna Type Omnidirectional Antenna
ISM Maximum Frequency 2.40 GHz
Modulation DSSS OFDM
UNII Band Yes
Wireless Transmission Speed 300 Mbps
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